Last Updated On: 10/11/2014


Extension Centres of STC/SAG Centres

OBJECTIVE
The extension centres of STC/SAG centres Scheme was started to cover schools and colleges for wider coverage in 2005, with a view to develop sports standards in schools and colleges which had requisite basic infrastructure and had shown good results in sports. Trainees in the age group of 12-18 years are adopted under the Scheme.

DISCIPLINES COVERED:

Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Volleyball, Wrestling & Wushu (18 Disciplines).

SELECTION OF THE INSTITUTION:
Schools and colleges actively involved in sports and having adequate infrastructure are eligible under this scheme. The institution should have a past history of producing national and international sports persons.

SELECTION OF TRAINEES:
Not more than 20 trainees in a School/College are adopted under the Scheme. The students of nearby schools/colleges can also be admitted. The selection of trainees is done by a duly constituted Committee consisting of (1) Regional Director (SAI) or his representative (2) The Head of the College/Institute or his representative (3) Experts/Coaches from the school/college of the concerned discipline (4) Outstanding sports persons of the area. Age is relaxed in cases of commendable results / exceptional talent.

These Extension Centres are monitored by the nearest STC/SAG and Heads of SAI Regional Centres under whom the respective School/College falls. The power to sanction such Centres vests with the Director General, SAI.

NORMS OF ASSISTANCE TO THE TRAINEES/ INSTITUTIONS:

SN

Particulars

Amount

1

Sports Kit (per trainee, per annum)

4000.00

2

Competition exposure (per trainee, per annum)

2000.00

3

Stipend (per trainee for 10 months in a year)

6000.00

4

Insurance (per trainee, per annum)

150.00

5

Infrastructure and equipment support in the identified institutions, per trainee, subject to ceiling of Rs.1.00 lac

5000.00

At present, there are 70 STC/SAG Extension Centres in the country with a total strength of 1183 trainees (775 Boys & 408 Girls).